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Restoring PT-305

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Vero Beach, Florida

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-02-26

Duration: 00:06:27

Subjects: Military | World War II | Veterans | United States. Navy | National World War II Museum | Higgins Boats

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Capo, Bill Reporter
  • Lukas, Brian Photographer
  • Littig, C. Ross Interviewee

Description

This segment from the February 26, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report by WWL-TV’s Bill Capo on the National World War II Museum’s plan to restore PT-305, a boat built by Higgins Industries in New Orleans during World War II. In Vero Beach, Florida, Capo interviews C. Ross Littig, a World War II veteran, who discusses his experience as an executive officer on PT-305 during the war. Host: Shauna Sanford